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Prospects for a services agreement in South Asia: Trade, investment and development issues

This report argues that there are good reasons to include services under South Asian Free Trade Agreement (SAFTA), not least because of the potential all round gains that the sector could bring to the member countries.   The report pulls together national and regional information on services,more

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Protecting the rights of key HIV-affected women and girls in health care settings: A legal scan

Protecting the rights of key HIV-affected women and girls in health care settings: A legal scan, jointly produced by UNDP, SAARCLAW and WAP+, examines existing constitutional provisions and legal means in Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Nepal to provide protection and redress for violations ofmore

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Punitive Laws, Human Rights and HIV prevention among men who have sex with men in Asia Pacific - High Level Dialogue Report

This report and accompanying DVD documents the presentations and statements made at the “High Level Dialogue - Punitive laws, human rights and HIV prevention among men who have sex with men in the Asia Pacific Region” held in Hong Kong on May 17, 2010 – the International Day Against Homophobia. Themore

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Pursuing Gender Equality through the Millennium Development Goals in Asia and the Pacific

This paper is prepared to inform policymakers in the region about the current situation and provide a guide to interventions urgently needed in gender-related issues. It assesses regional performance related to gender equality and women’s empowerment, identifies some of the main challenges tomore

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RBAP 2009 Results Report

The report summarizes the achievements and impacts of UNDP works in Asia and the Pacific during 2009. more

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Realising Development Effectiveness: Making the Most of Climate Change Finance in Asia and the Pacific

The report is intended to support progress on development effectiveness and climate change in Asia, through informing discussions on current climate financing in Asia. It provides an overview of key issues, and includes a synthesis of findings from five Asian country studies; in Bangladesh,more

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Rebuilding International Food Policy Architecture

This paper forms one of a series of Hunger Briefing Papers, aimed at policy makers and other opinion formers, who may not have an academic research background in areas related to hunger.  As such, it aims to synthesize and analyse thinking on the issue of international food policy architecturemore

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Regional Consultation and Planning Workshop on 'Use of TRIPS Flexibilities to Access Affordable ARVs in Asia' - Meeting Report

This document provides a summary of the Regional Consultation and Planning Workshop on 'Use of TRIPS Flexibilities to Access Affordable ARVs in Asia', which took place in Bangkok, Thailand on 29-31 May 2012. The consultation was jointly organized by UNDP, UNAIDS, APN+ in partnership with themore

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Regional Consultation on Improving Access to Prevention, Care and Treatment of HIV among Men who have Sex with Men and Transgender People: Meeting Report

This meeting report documents the presentations and discussions made during 'Regional consultation on improving access to prevention, care and treatment of HIV among men who have sex with men and transgender people' held on 21-23 August 2013 in Bangkok, Thailand. more

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Regional Dialogue on the Health Challenges for Asian Labour Migrants - Meeting Report

This meeting report documents the Regional Dialogue on the Health Challenges for Asian Labour Migrants, which was held 13-14 July in Bangkok, Thailand. Organized by UNDP, IOM and UNAIDS in cooperation with WHO, ILO and the Joint UN Initiative on Mobility & HIV/AIDS in South East Asia (JUNIMA),more